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Bolle bet on Olympic medals

Bolle bet on Olympic medals

18 November 2005

The old rivalry between Australia and Great Britain has surfaced again with AOC President John Coates answering a challenge from his British counterpart over who’ll win the most medals at the London Games in 2012...

Hackett resting after shoulder surgery

Hackett resting after shoulder surgery

16 November 2005

Dual Olympic 1500m freestyle champion Grant Hackett is resting, after undergoing a shoulder arthroscopy on his injured right shoulder...

Super result for Australia's Olympic athletes

Super result for Australia's Olympic athletes

28 October 2005

Australia’s Olympic athletes have achieved sensational results throughout 2005 virtually matching the medals won at last year’s Athens Olympics.

Lee a big loss to Australian archery program

Lee a big loss to Australian archery program

16 October 2005

Ki Sik Lee is quitting as head coach of the AIS and Australian archery teams after eight years in charge...

Baggaley positive test shocks sporting community

Baggaley positive test shocks sporting community

14 October 2005

ASDA has confirmed that dual Olympic kayak silver medallist Nathan Baggaley has returned a positive result...

Linfox boss accepts 2008 Olympic role

Linfox boss accepts 2008 Olympic role

14 October 2005

The Managing Director of Linfox Airports, David Fox, is an “early selection” for the 2008 Australian Olympic Team competing in Beijing....

Rogge expects top showing from China in 2008

Rogge expects top showing from China in 2008

13 October 2005

IOC President Jacques Rogge said he would not be surprised if China topped the medals table at the 2008 Beijing Olympics...

Australia tops medal table at Road Cycling World Champs

Australia tops medal table at Road Cycling World Champs

26 September 2005

Australia has ended the 2005 Road Cycling World Championships in Madrid on top of the medal table ...

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Gold and silver medals must be made of 92.5 percent pure silver; the gold medal must be gilded with at least six grams of gold.

Did you know?

Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).